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  • Flying golf ball results in death at local greens
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 11 Jun 1942, p. 1     What coroner C.W. Elmore described as a "million in one shot" brought tragedy to crowded golf fairways of the Deer Park Golf Club last Saturday afternoon. Aneurin Jenkins Williams, aged 30, of Hamilton, who came here with members of the Hamilton Chapter of the American Institute of Tool Engineers, ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 11 Jun 1942, p. 1   What coroner C.W. Elmore described as a "million in one shot" brought tragedy to crowded golf fairways of the Deer Park Golf Club last Saturday afternoon. Aneurin Jenkins Williams, aged ...
  • Grimsby boy marries a Grimsby girl
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 18 May 1942, p. 4     article appeared in Grimsby (Eng.) Evening Telegraph of Monday, April 17...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 18 May 1942, p. 4   article appeared in Grimsby (Eng.) Evening Telegraph of Monday, April 17...
  • Robert Griffith lost, presumed to have been killed
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1     News of the death of Robert Kitchen Griffith, age 31, during an operational flight over enemy territory, was received here last Saturday with deep regret by a host of his friends and acquaintances. The news came just a week after he was reported "missing". Sergeant Air Gunner Griffith was born ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1   News of the death of Robert Kitchen Griffith, age 31, during an operational flight over enemy territory, was received here last Saturday with deep regret by a host of his ...
  • Trophy honours son of Grimsby man lost at sea
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1     Alex Stewart, 8 Kidd Avenue, was officially informed that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, was officially presumed dead. Pilot Officer Stewart, a prominent figure in amateur sporting circles of western Canada, was a teacher on the staff of the Chilliwak, British Columbia, High School. ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1   Alex Stewart, 8 Kidd Avenue, was officially informed that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, was officially presumed dead. Pilot Officer Stewart, a prominent figure in amateur sporting circles ...
  • Young sailor dies after falling off ship near Grimsby
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1     Dr. J.H. MacMillan pronounced life extinct after working for the better part of two hours over Ronald McFaulds, 17, of Guelph. Dr. MacMillan was called to the naval training ship "Venetia" by an officer after McFaulds in some manner fell from the boat into the water. The ship, a former ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Oct 1942, p. 1   Dr. J.H. MacMillan pronounced life extinct after working for the better part of two hours over Ronald McFaulds, 17, of Guelph. Dr. MacMillan was called to the naval training ship ...
  • Camby Wismer passes away
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 3 Dec 1942, p. 1     Camby Wismer, who resigned as clerk and treasurer of Lincoln county last May after holding that office for 35 years, passed away Sunday at his home at Jordan. He was in his 72nd year. The late Mr. Wismer, who had been in failing health for more than a year, suffered ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 3 Dec 1942, p. 1   Camby Wismer, who resigned as clerk and treasurer of Lincoln county last May after holding that office for 35 years, passed away Sunday at his home at Jordan. He was ...
  • No inquest will be held following drowning fatality
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 20 Aug 1942, p. 1,8     It was announced by Coroner C.W. Elmore of Beamsville last week that no inquest would be held into the death by drowning of Vernon Cecil Thompson of Montreal. Mr. Thompson met his death while swimming at the beach just east of Maple avenue last Thursday afternoon. The actual cause of ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 20 Aug 1942, p. 1,8   It was announced by Coroner C.W. Elmore of Beamsville last week that no inquest would be held into the death by drowning of Vernon Cecil Thompson of Montreal. Mr. Thompson ...
  • Meets tragic death here
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Jan 1942, p. 1,8     This issue is incorrectly labelled as January 1, 1941....
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 1 Jan 1942, p. 1,8   This issue is incorrectly labelled as January 1, 1941....
  • A.P. McLean a war casualty
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent (18851105), 12 Feb 1942, p. 1     Albert Perry McLean, aged 23, is a casualty of war. This news came to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.E. McLean, last Saturday, and ended a long silence which began when he was reported as missing after air operations last December 16. News that his remains had been identified, and ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent (18851105), 12 Feb 1942, p. 1   Albert Perry McLean, aged 23, is a casualty of war. This news came to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. A.E. McLean, last Saturday, and ended a long silence which began ...
  • Air Officer Son of Local Man is Lost
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 12 Feb 1942, p. 1     Advise that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, is missing was received last Monday by A.M. Stewart, Kidd Avenue. Pilot Officer Stewart, who was born in Calgary, was 35 years of age, and was engaged in technical work of the Royal Canadian Air Force. The wire which Mr. Stewart ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 12 Feb 1942, p. 1   Advise that his son, Pilot Officer Maxwell McLean Stewart, is missing was received last Monday by A.M. Stewart, Kidd Avenue. Pilot Officer Stewart, who was born in Calgary, was 35 ...
  • District men were at Dieppe; List of hurt and missing is released
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 27 Aug 1942, p. 1     ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 27 Aug 1942, p. 1   ...
  • Reported missing on Valleyfield
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 18 May 1942, p. 1,7     ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 18 May 1942, p. 1,7   ...
  • Pte. H.O. Tuck is reported dead
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Dec 1942, p. 1     ... in action, 19th August, 1942. Further information follows when received. Officer...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Dec 1942, p. 1   ... in action, 19th August, 1942. Further information follows when received. Officer...
  • Grimsby couple adopt prisoner
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Dec 1942, p. 1     A young Grimsby couple have adopted - not a baby - a Prisoner of War in a German prison camp. Ever since Sgt.-Gunner "Bobby" Aldrick became a prisoner of war in Germany, a year or more ago, he has had regular parcels of "Goodies" sent to him by his parents ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Dec 1942, p. 1   A young Grimsby couple have adopted - not a baby - a Prisoner of War in a German prison camp. Ever since Sgt.-Gunner "Bobby" Aldrick became a prisoner of war ...
  • Grimsby soldier dies of wounds
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Dec 1942, p. 1     Word was received over the weekend by Mrs. Sarah Carlton, North Grimsby, that her son, Pte. John A. Carleton, a Hero of Dieppe, had died of wounds in a German prison camp. Pte. Carlton enlisted with the R.H.L.I. in 1940 and proceeded overseas with that unit. He was first reported ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 10 Dec 1942, p. 1   Word was received over the weekend by Mrs. Sarah Carlton, North Grimsby, that her son, Pte. John A. Carleton, a Hero of Dieppe, had died of wounds in a German ...
  • Smithville boy hero of 86 operational flights
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent (18851105), 17 Dec 1942, p. 5,6     Despite the fact that it was 3:30 in the morning, the little village of Smithville turned out en masse on Sunday morning last to welcome home from overseas, on leave, a native son, a veteran of 86 operational flights over enemy territory. Motoring from Hamilton with his parents, Mr. and ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent (18851105), 17 Dec 1942, p. 5,6   Despite the fact that it was 3:30 in the morning, the little village of Smithville turned out en masse on Sunday morning last to welcome home from overseas, on leave, ...
  • District soldier dies in holocaust
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1942, p. 5     The disastrous dance hall fire in St. John's Newfoundland on Saturday night claimed the life of at least one Grimsby district soldier. Pte. E.H. Dybol, Brickyard Sideroad, was killed in the holocaust, according to a wire received by his parents from the Militia Department. His remains were ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1942, p. 5   The disastrous dance hall fire in St. John's Newfoundland on Saturday night claimed the life of at least one Grimsby district soldier. Pte. E.H. Dybol, Brickyard Sideroad, was killed in ...
  • Buried in Belgium
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 3 Dec 1942, p. 1     Body of Flight Sergeant Richard E. Bertram of Hamilton, recovered from the sea Sept. 15, has been buried in Ostend, Belgium, his father, J.H. Bertram, was advised Saturday through information of German origin conveyed through International Red Cross. A former student at Grimsby High School, Flight ...
    NewspaperText  Grimsby Independent, 3 Dec 1942, p. 1   Body of Flight Sergeant Richard E. Bertram of Hamilton, recovered from the sea Sept. 15, has been buried in Ostend, Belgium, his father, J.H. Bertram, was advised Saturday through information ...
  • Stadelmier, Mary and Masters, Montague E. (Married)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1942, p. 8. Date of Event: 5 Dec 1942     The wedding took place in Dunnville on December 5th, at the home of Mrs. F.R. Lalor, of Mary Stadelmier to Montague E. Masters, of Hamilton. Mrs. Masters is a niece of John Stadelmier of Grimsby....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1942, p. 8. Date of Event: 5 Dec 1942   The wedding took place in Dunnville on December 5th, at the home of Mrs. F.R. Lalor, of Mary Stadelmier to Montague E. Masters, of Hamilton. Mrs. Masters is a niece ...
  • Jones, Nelson (Died)
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1942, p. 8     Mrs. W.J. Cowan was notified last Saturday that her son, Sgt. Nelson Jones, Royal Regiment, Toronto, who has been missing since the Dieppe Raid, is now reported killed in action....
    Genealogical ResourceTextNewspaper  appeared in Grimsby Independent, 17 Dec 1942, p. 8   Mrs. W.J. Cowan was notified last Saturday that her son, Sgt. Nelson Jones, Royal Regiment, Toronto, who has been missing since the Dieppe Raid, is now reported killed in action....
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